Brooks Brothers’ Previous Owner Sued Over Bankruptcy

Reuters reports that the previous billionaire owners of Brooks Brothers are being sued for driving Brooks Brothers into the ground rather than selling it in order to avoid paying millions of dollars to one of their investors. The investor, Tal Apparel, claims Claudio Del Vecchio and his son Mateo pressured Tal Apparel to invest [...]

By |2021-06-21T11:39:13-05:00June 22nd, 2021|Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Fraud, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, High-Profile Bankruptcies, News|Comments Off on Brooks Brothers’ Previous Owner Sued Over Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Trustees Intend To Go After Tom Girardi’s Estranged Wife, Erika Jayne

Radar reports that bankruptcy trustees are now turning their attention towards Girardi's estranged wife, Erika Jayne. "The Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills" reality star is being pursued because of allegations that she may have fraudulently received millions of dollars from Girardi. From The Article: "At the moment, Erika’s ex Thomas Girardi, a once-respected lawyer, [...]

By |2021-05-20T09:20:35-05:00May 20th, 2021|Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Fraud, Divorce and Bankruptcy, High-Profile Bankruptcies, News|Comments Off on Bankruptcy Trustees Intend To Go After Tom Girardi’s Estranged Wife, Erika Jayne

Bankruptcy Discharge

Dischargeable Debts in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy When it comes to Chapter 7 bankruptcy , the primary goal is to get most (if not all!) of your personal debts discharged. From the sky-high credit card bills to medical debts - and everything in between - discharging your biggest debts can give you the fresh start [...]

By |2019-10-09T19:45:29-05:00October 3rd, 2019|Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Fraud, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Credit and Bankruptcy|Comments Off on Bankruptcy Discharge

What You Should Know About Bankruptcy Fraud

Bankruptcy fraud is a serious federal offense that can cost you more than just your personal possessions – it can cost your freedom. There are various ways debtors try to deceive the court from learning more about personal finances. Many consumers may not realize that doing one act alone, such as concealing an asset, can [...]

By |2018-11-14T23:50:32-06:00October 24th, 2016|Bankruptcy Fraud|Comments Off on What You Should Know About Bankruptcy Fraud

5 Reasons Why You Should Never Lie to the Bankruptcy Court

There are too many debtors who think they can file bankruptcy protection and feel the court doesn't need to know everything about their finances. The bankruptcy code was established with federal regulations providing a fair option for debtors who truly need financial help. When individuals abuse the law for their own benefit, they can face [...]

By |2019-01-23T09:20:47-06:00August 22nd, 2016|Bankruptcy Fraud|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Why You Should Never Lie to the Bankruptcy Court

Kentucky Woman Facing Bankruptcy Fraud Charges Also Charged with Arson

A woman indicted on bankruptcy fraud charges is also charged with intentionally setting a retail store on fire. Debra Fowler Kessinger, 57, was recently indicted in connection with a fire that took place in 2011 in Warren Country Kentucky. Kessinger was formally charged by a grand federal jury in connection to a fire that destroyed [...]

By |2020-07-10T08:11:28-05:00April 23rd, 2014|Bankruptcy Fraud|Comments Off on Kentucky Woman Facing Bankruptcy Fraud Charges Also Charged with Arson

Virginia Man Sentenced 30 Months in Prison for Wire and Bankruptcy Fraud Charges

A former commercial real estate agent and businessman who pled guilty in 2012 to various federal charges was recently sentenced in court. Michael Wayne Harding, 59, of Keswick, Virginia pled guilty to one count each of bankruptcy fraud and wire fraud after waving his right to an indictment. Harding will complete 30 months in federal [...]

By |2018-11-13T23:50:18-06:00April 16th, 2014|Bankruptcy Fraud|Comments Off on Virginia Man Sentenced 30 Months in Prison for Wire and Bankruptcy Fraud Charges

Motorcycle Club Member Sentenced to Prison on Charges Including Bankruptcy Fraud

A member of the Outlaws Motorcycle Club was recently sentenced to several years in prison for their involvement in an illegal organized scheme in Indiana. Jamie Bolinger, also known as Jammer, 36, of Martinsville, Indiana was sentenced to 102 months in federal prison after he pled guilty to a slew of offenses including extortion, drug [...]

By |2018-11-08T17:31:11-06:00February 18th, 2014|Bankruptcy Fraud|Comments Off on Motorcycle Club Member Sentenced to Prison on Charges Including Bankruptcy Fraud

Man Sentenced 15 Months Federal Prison for Bankruptcy Fraud

A Beverly Hills, California man was recently sentenced to 15 months federal prison after being convicted of bankruptcy fraud. His sentencing comes after he was found guilty earlier this year on related charges in a bench trial that lasted 5 days. Darren David Chaker, 41, will serve a prison term of 15 months which will [...]

By |2018-11-19T22:31:40-06:00January 14th, 2014|Bankruptcy Fraud|Comments Off on Man Sentenced 15 Months Federal Prison for Bankruptcy Fraud

Ohio Man Found Guilty of Bankruptcy and Mortgage Fraud

Mortgage Fraud in OhioA Mansfield, Ohio man was found guilty on more than 24 charges in connection to a mortgage fraud scheme that caused several banks, including J.P. Morgan Chase and Washington Mutual Bank, to lose over $1 million. David R. Sharrock, 71, pleaded no contest to a slew of charges that included bank fraud, [...]

By |2018-11-08T23:23:36-06:00October 11th, 2013|Bankruptcy Fraud|Comments Off on Ohio Man Found Guilty of Bankruptcy and Mortgage Fraud
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